Scoop Blog Archive / November 2010

Outdoors: The Spawn Is On

If you really consider yourself a Seattlite but haven't seen salmon spawning in local streams, now is your chance. For the next few weeks chum and coho salmon will continue to return to the gravel beds of their youth at Pipers Creek, Thornton Creek and Boeing Creek on the north side of town, as well as at Longfellow Creek and Fauntleroy Creek in West Seattle, among other riparian zones around town. Read more »

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Blue Glass, Madison Park Conservatory Opening

Last week was a blur of getting snowed in and ramping up for Thanksgiving, so there's a little news to fill you in on. Read more »

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Massaged Kale Salad with Apples and Gorgonzola

(The buck stops here)
The perfect local, organic, nutirent-rich Thanksgiving side dish.  By massaging salt into kale, the bitterness disappears and the leaves become tender. Dress it with olive oil and apple cider vinegar after adding fresh apples, currants, nuts and crumbled cheese. A HUGE favorite among both my students and friends. Need printable recipe?  Click here.

 

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Weekly Must List: Thanksgiving Edition

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The Herbfarm's American Harvest Dinner Read more »

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Outdoors: Hittin' the Slopes

I must not be the only one thinking about skiing now that the snows of winter have finally begun to fall, in our fair city no less. Those so-inclined should sharpen up their edges and head out for the slopes this coming weekend. Here is a run-down of some area ski slopes and their opening days for this 2010-2011 season...

Mt. Baker: already open! hit the slopes today!

Crystal Mountain: opens for the season on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 25 Read more »

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